Land

The closure date for nominations for the Land 400 Phase 3 roadshow has increased by one week. The closing date is now Friday 21 February 2020.

The Australian Army and the wider ADF will acquire the Rafael Spike LR2 missile system as its Long Range Direct Fire Support Weapon capability.

Kongsberg has selected Sydney-based Eylex as the cable system provider for the ADF's Short Range Ground Based Air Defence capability being delivered under Project Land 19 Phase 7B.

The order is the third call-off from a framework contract signed in July 2017 encompassing over 2,200 military trucks.

The Land 400 Phase 3 Australian Industry Capability roadshow nomination form has now been released.

Thales Australia has signed Memorandums of Understanding with AMOG Consulting, GRA and Eclipse.

CASG has executed a contract with EOS Defence Systems, valued at $45 million, for the supply of Remote Weapon Systems (RWS) to Land 400 Phase 2.

Kongsberg has entered into a contract with Germany's Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment to deliver a counter UAS solution based on the Protector Remote Weapon Station.

The vehicle-mounted variants will be adapted from Active Electronic Scanning Array radars.

The US State Department has approved Australia's acquisition of JCREW I1B1 counter-IED EW systems.

The ADF has concluded procurement of an enterprise license of SAF-FORESIGHT from SimCentric Technologies, an interactive tool that mitigates the risk of fratricide in live fire training.

Eight years after the 39-calibre M777A2 ultra-lightweight towed howitzer entered service with the ADF, live fire qualification testing is underway with a new suite of 155mm ammunition that will provide the weapon with increased range and lethality.

Airbus' proposal for Land 4503 (the replacement Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter) will include upgrading the current Tiger ARH fleet to Mark III, together with a number of H145M armed light helicopters.

The Lynx and Redback vehicles will now undertake a test and evaluation program including destructive testing at sites across Australia.

Rheinmetall's Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) has been disqualified from the US program to replace the Bradleys.